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by Conor
Sun Feb 13, 2011 8:17 pm
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: Help Find Election Candidates
Replies: 2
Views: 1388

Help Find Election Candidates

Dear All, Atheist Ireland has been writing to candidates in the general election to ask their views about 6 policy areas. You can see the responses we’ve received on the website (under the ‘Information’ tab on the homepage). There are 566 candidates in total standing in this election. To date, we’ve...
by Conor
Wed Feb 02, 2011 2:17 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: AI Members/Supporters: Help for Election Candidates
Replies: 8
Views: 2844

Re: AI Members/Supporters: Help for Election Candidates

Thanks so much - I'll email you. Conor
by Conor
Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:20 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Religious beliefs of students
Replies: 3
Views: 2029

Religious beliefs of students

Report on atheism and religious beliefs among students at Trinity:

http://www.universitytimes.ie/?p=199
by Conor
Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:10 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: AI Members/Supporters: Help for Election Candidates
Replies: 8
Views: 2844

Re: AI Members/Supporters: Help for Election Candidates

Thanks for comments. Couple of things: The Workers' Party stands for a secular socialist republic and has campaigned for over three decades against the cancer of religious sectarianism both north and south of the border. Members have been involved in the Educate Together movement for many years. We ...
by Conor
Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: AI Members/Supporters: Help for Election Candidates
Replies: 8
Views: 2844

AI Members/Supporters: Help for Election Candidates

With a general election called for 11 March, Atheist Ireland would like to help out those politicians who have been supportive of our issues in the past. We’re asking that all AI members and supporters consider volunteering for those candidates’ campaigns over the next few weeks – even if it’s just ...
by Conor
Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:53 pm
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: Election called; get involved
Replies: 11
Views: 3459

Re: Election called; get involved

This is something the AI committee has discussed. I've just started a new thread - AI Members/Supporters: Volunteer for Election Candidates. If you can get involved in this, let me know offline.

Thanks
by Conor
Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:52 pm
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: AI Members/Supporters: Volunteer for Election Candidates
Replies: 0
Views: 1199

AI Members/Supporters: Volunteer for Election Candidates

With a general election called for 11 March, Atheist Ireland would like to help out those politicians who have been supportive of our issues in the past. We’re asking that all AI members and supporters consider volunteering for those candidates’ campaigns over the next few weeks – even if it’s just ...
by Conor
Mon Nov 29, 2010 11:17 am
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: IHRC report on religion in schools
Replies: 1
Views: 1358

IHRC report on religion in schools

Atheist Ireland was represented at a conference on religion in schoolds held by the Irish Human Rights Commission on Saturday. Couple of newspaper reports on the meeting, and on a consultation paper which was launched at it, can be found here: http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/1129/12...
by Conor
Sat Nov 27, 2010 9:50 am
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Hitchens-Blair debate
Replies: 13
Views: 4071

Hitchens-Blair debate

Christopher Hitchens beat Tony Blair 2:1 in a debate on whether religion is a force for good. A 23-nation opinion poll shows slightly more than half of all people agree with Hitchens that religion impedes social progress.

Details Here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-11843586
by Conor
Fri Nov 26, 2010 12:08 pm
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: Joan Burton accused of ridiculing religion
Replies: 2
Views: 1561

Joan Burton accused of ridiculing religion

THE MINISTER for Social Protection accused the Labour finance spokeswoman of ridiculing religion during heated exchanges. As exchanges continued between the Minister and Joan Burton, she asked: “Is this the answer to the Minister’s prayers?’’ Mr Ó Cuív said he was amused by the hypocrisy in the Hous...